Adult flies on warm sunny afternoons.
Larva builds a pistol-like case from silk and pieces of leaf.
Wide range of habitats including rough grassland, open downland, woodland rides and clearings and marshes.
Recorded in 6 (2.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in June 2015
Recorded date range (Adult): 14 May to 15 July